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W: Chicago Wheat Futures Prices (soft red winter wheat)
KW: Kansas City Wheat Future Prices (hard red winter wheat)
MW: Minneapolis Wheat Futures Prices (hard red spring wheat)
C: Chicago Corn Futures Prices

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Dynamic decision tools to help you make informed management choices.

Variety Selection Tool

Variety Selection Tool


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Spring Wheat Yield Calculator

Post Harvest Nitrogen Calculator

Post Harvest N Calculator

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Wheat & Barley Production in Washington

For decades Washington has been known throughout the world as the home of high quality soft white and club wheat production. Washington farmers also raise superb hard red winter, hard white, hard red spring wheat, and barley.

In 2015 there were 2.215 million acres of wheat harvested in the state of Washington, yielding more than 111 million bushels, and barley was harvested on 100 thousand acres for a total production of 4.8 million bushels.

Winter Wheat

Spring Wheat

Soft White



Hard White



Hard Red



Total 1.64 million acres (85.3 million bushels) 605 thousand acres (23.2 million bushels)


This data was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service.

Upcoming Events

8:00 am 2015 Wheat Academy @ Washington State University
2015 Wheat Academy @ Washington State University
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm
Last December, 60 growers and crop consultants from around Eastern Washington gathered on the Washington State University campus in Pullman for two days of comprehensive, hands-on learning. This December 15 and 16, the second WSU[...]

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